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Selfish people are in such a hurry to get rich that they do not know when poverty is about to strike.
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A man that maketh haste to be rich, and envieth others, is ignorant that poverty shall come upon him.
Proverbs 28:20 A faithful man shall be much praised: but he that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent.
1 Timothy 6:9 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition.
Proverbs 23:6 Eat not with an envious man, and desire not his meats:
Matthew 20:15 Or, is it not lawful for me to do what I will? Is thy eye evil, because I am good?
Mark 7:22 Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness.
Genesis 13:10-13 And Lot lifting up his eyes, saw all the country about the Jordan, which was watered throughout, before the Lord destroyed Sodom and Gomorrha, as the paradise of the Lord, and like Egypt as one comes to Segor. . . .
Genesis 19:17 And they brought him forth, and set him without the city: and there they spoke to him, saying: Save thy life: look not back, neither stay thou in all the country about: but save thy self in the mountain, lest thou be also consumed.
Job 20:18-22 He shall be punished for all that he did, and yet shall not be consumed: according to the multitude of his devices so also shall he suffer. . . .
Job 27:16,17 If he shall heap together silver as earth, and prepare raiment as clay, . . .
ContextThe Boldness of the Righteous
…21He that hath respect to a person in judgment, doth not well: such a man even for a morsel of bread forsaketh the truth. 22A man that maketh haste to be rich, and envieth others, is ignorant that poverty shall come upon him.23He that rebuketh a man, shall afterward find favour with him, more than he that by a flattering tongue deceiveth him.…
The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.
He that oppresseth the poor, to increase his own riches, shall himself give to one that is richer, and shall be in need.
Eat not with an envious man, and desire not his meats:
A faithful man shall be much praised: but he that maketh haste to be rich, shall not be innocent.
Additional TranslationsA stingy man hastens after wealth and does not know that poverty awaits him.He that hastens to be rich has an evil eye, and considers not that poverty shall come on him.
he that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches, And knoweth not that want shall come upon him.
An envious man makes haste to be rich, and knows not that the merciful man will have the mastery over him.
He that hath an evil eye hasteth after wealth, and knoweth not that poverty shall come upon him.
He that hath an evil eye hasteth after riches, and knoweth not that want shall come upon him.
He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.
A stingy man hurries after riches, and doesn't know that poverty waits for him.
Troubled for wealth is the man with an evil eye, And he knoweth not that want doth meet him.
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